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. 2013] >> a look at the martin luther king jr. memorial here in washington d.c. and head of president obama's inauguration tomorrow. >> a look at the martin luther king memorial here in washington. president obama was officially sworn in at the white house. the public swearing and it coincides with martin luther king day. they will be using one of the civil rights leaders bible for the swearing in. we'll have live coverage at 7:00 eastern. the president and vice president are expected to go to morning services at st. john's episcopal church. here is more about the church, known as the church of the president. >> located across lafayette square from the white house is st. john's episcopal church, known as the church of the president's. built in 1816 and designed by the u.s. capitol architect. every president since james madison has attended at least one service there. we got a tour of the national historic landmark. >> this is the original church pews that have been here since 1843. at that time, they had to read number the pews because they had more of them. what was the president's p
of the united states. that's why. i think it's martin luther king day. martin luther king was courageous. martin made this point earlier that perhaps the president had some sense of guilt about not doing gun control and that it took newtown to get him to do that and so this is the speech you get to give once and i think there may have been a sense he wanted to be aggressive because he could and because he had to set out what he believes he said, i'm not going to get all of it, don't let the perfect -- nothing can be perfect. but i do believe he decided, why not, be essentially? >> you should make note that we're watching the presidential parade. it's dark but the president is still in the reviewing booth. he's enjoying the parade. you can see his smiles and he's been engaged with the groups and dancing at some points. he's going to go to the balls tonight and party. you know full well from your service in the white house, a second-term president has a window. it could be a year, could be two years, but he laid out those goals. now what? >> well, i think we'll wait and see but in my judgment, thi
boroughs. com. >> welcome to bay sunday. today we honor dr. martin luther king jr.. >>> an author of a book that might help you. and al roker has a new book out on his life. >>> if you would like to connect with us, we would like to connect to you. >>> a salute to dr. martin luther king jr.. there are big planning here in the bay area. a festival, a concert.
for the critics is that gun appreciation day shows tone deafness coming before martin luther king jr. day and in the wake of newtown, connecticut, governor. >> katherine, we'll talk about the increase of gun sales in recent weeks. i am hearing reports that it is extraordinary. >> yeah, i went in the gun shop to give i specific and accurate information and the gun shop told me they are basically sold out of everything. it is not just hunting weapons. it is assault weapons and handguns and it is small cal ber weapons and also small weapons that are conceal and carry weapons it is virtually everything across the board . they are looking at significant waits. a lot of people don't want to discuss the motivation and those who do, say they are coming in first time gun buyers and doing so because of the proposals that may restrict gun ownership in this country, governor. >> are there people there buying guns that normally don't? there is a good persage . the gun store owner said to me that people are reluctant. some admit to being first-time buyers. one conversation and that stuck with me. if yo
, taking place on monday, martin luther king, jr. day. the benediction will now be given by the reverend luis leon of st. john's episcopal church, where the obamas sometimes attend services. leon replaces evangelical pastor louie giglio, who bowed out after controversy erupted over a sermon he gave in the 1990s condemning homosexuality. myrlie evers-williams, widow of murdered civil rights leader medgar evers, wildeliver te iocation anthe brooklyn tabernacle choir will sing. >>> this week, many religious groups praised president obama's newly announced measures to try to reduce gun violence, particularly his call for mandatory background checks and a ban on assault weapons. vice-president biden said the nation has a "moral obligation" to prevent future tragedies like the school shooting in connecticut. at a press conference in washington, members of an interfaith coalition reiterated support for strongerun control, saying they agree that it is a "moral imperative." >> we stand together because we know beyond all else that god is love. let us love one another, bind ourselves together and
and treat all its citizens as equals before the law and in the heart. dr. martin luther king's dream was the american dream. his quest is our quest. our history has been built on such dreams and labors. and by our dreams and labors we will redeem the promise of america in the 21st century. host: from 1997, to a live view here in washington, d.c. in the area around where the parade will take place following the presidential address. he made that reference to dr. martin luther king and one will expect that the president will make a longer reference tomorrow. guest: i think so. i think tomorrow is historic moment in civil rights history. it was 50 years ago that dr. martin luther king made his "i have a dream" speech on the mall. 50 years ago was the assassination of john f. kennedy , the horrific church bombing was 50 years ago. so the president will be surrounded symbolically and historically by a lot of civil rights milestones. in fact, i believe the widow of evers will give a speech. yes, i think this will be a moment where he will definitely refer to the civil rights milestones tha
, that is out in the forefront. martin luther king calls it the drum major. you've got to be the drum major - leading the band, the march, the parade. but what is the church? it's the tail light on a car - it's just always behind. and so i think what we must do is turn things to a point where we come to understand that you cannot have a new heaven until you have a new earth. >> i love that line, "you can't have a new heaven until you have a new earth." it's like that line, "why are you worried about life after death? let's worry about, life before death" - that kind of thing. sharon stone - that's who the actress was. the reason it took me a while to remember is she was at church and so her skirt was a lot longer than it normally is, on the thing. but anyway, back to reverend cecil williams. comments and thoughts relating back to the previous class about what he's saying about identity, relationship - did you catch anything in there you wanted to comment on? sure, chris? >> he was also talking about power. and for him, he wants to use the church's power - at least from what i got - to be at
giving the annual reading of dr. martin luther king i have a dream speech from august of 1963 kuran washington fifth. now to the white house where the crews have been working on audience bleachers and the reviewing stand in front of the white house as the inaugural parade will walk down pennsylvania avenue this weekend actually this coming monday finishing touches including above the heated glass in box where president obama and michelle obama will watch the parade. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] preparation continue for the 57th presidential inauguration and sunday just before noon and will be the official swearing-in at the white house monday the public inaugural ceremony under way at the swearing in of the capitol and also the inaugural luncheon at the capitol and the afternoon parade will take your comments throughout the weekend on facebook and twitter and live coverage starts at 7 a.m. eastern on c-span radio and cspan.org. back now to the conference on disasters and the environment for a panel examining issues impacting the gulf
in the 1963 march on washington to prominent historian and editor of martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of booktv this weekend monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama and martin luther king jr. >>> this coming sunday president obama will officially be sworn into office in a privateer isny at the white house. live coverage will start at 10:30 eastern time along with your phone calls. and then monday it's the public inaugural ceremonies including the swearing-in at noon eastern, the inaugural luncheon and the afternoon parade along pennsylvania avenue. and throughout the day we will take your phone calls and comments on facebook and twitr. live coverage starts at 7 a.m. ian on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. >>> last week the supreme court heard argument on the issue of whether police officers can force suspected drunk drivers to give a blood sample without first obtaining a warrant. the case, missouri v. mcfoley, pits -- mcneely is in the 4 amendment's ban against unreasonable searches and seizure. >> we'll hear argument first thi
of the first family to see this service day both to honor the memory of martin luther king junior and as a tradition we hope will live on past the inaugural and move forward regardless of who is in office. then the kids inaugural children's concert a tradition started in 2009 by dr. biden and first lady, michele obama and an extension of their work they have done through their initiative to help honor and support military families. this will take place at the convention center which is also where both balls will take place. we've put on an initial list of talent that will be appearing at both the balls on monday night and the kids concert or one another and as you can imagine this is a logistical list to get a all pieced together as a puzzle and we hope by friday to announce what acts will be appearing in which places. again, this is a great place to honor the sacrifice not just of the men and women that serve every day but of the families that support them. on tuesday, jumping ahead of what we just discussed or past what we just discussed, there will also be the prayer service ta
. >> all right. peter alexander, and we're reminded, of course, tomorrow also the observance of martin luther king holiday. and so barack obama officially begins his second term as president of the united states. a ceremony to be repeated tomorrow as we said for the public in front of the u.s. capitol. it is supposed to be partly cloudy tomorrow with a high temperature of around 40 degrees. so not quite as pleasant as it is today. we'll have full coverage of today's events and look ahead to tomorrow's celebrations tonight on the "nbc nightly news." and then, of course, tomorrow morning, the full crew from the "today" show will be here. i i wiwill be joining brian wils for full coverage. our broadcast starts tomorrow at 10:00 eastern time. for now, i'm lester holt in washington. have a good afternoon, everyone. >>> when will they take your job? m.i.t.'s andrew mcafee, leah busque and doug leeds. this week on "press: here." >> good morning, everyone. the number of manufacturing jobs here in the united states has been in a freefall for quite some time. politicians tut-tut, unions scream a
on this very special monday, celebrating president obama's inauguration this martin luther king jr. holiday. coming up a live picture of the capitol as the president prepares to lay out his second term agenda before america and the world as hundreds of thousands pour into the frigid capitol for the festivities. >>> we'll also have late breaking details on a developing situation out of kabul surrounding three suicide bombers. >>> the latest on legendary newswoman barbara walters' hospitalization. >>> super bowl xlvii pits brother versus brother. >>> and a bizarre scene of man versus shark. "early today" starts right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> very good morning to you. nice to see you. i'm veronica de la cruz. in just a few hours, president obama will take the oath of office for the second time in 24 hours before laying out his agenda for the next four years. just before noon on sunday, supreme court chief just john roberts administered tat
since 1968, the killing of martin luther king and robert f. kennedy. yes, texas has had a concealed weapons law, but even as they have had it, it is not a law that has a component to it that can say without doubt that every person who is now holding a concealed weapon is not suffering from a mental health issue, is not prone to high temper -- behavior. >> pleat push back on your -- hold on, senator. i'm siding with you on this one -- i mean, i'm not taking sides, i'm just pushing back. why shouldn't that young woman we spoke to have the ability to have a weapon and not cower in a classroom under a desk hoping that the authorities show up? why shouldn't she have the ability to be armed and respond if that gunman does come into the classroom? >> i'm very happy to say that. because we're not talking about just that young woman. we're talking about individuals all over campuses throughout the state of texas having guns, some more prepared than others. and the fact that you have guns on campus that may be one by a concealed weapons permit holder that gun can get in the hands of others. >
the quality of life of workers in this country. and there is a new civil rights battle in a town where martin luther king first marched almost 50 years ago. some workers at this nissan plant in canton, mississippi, they want to vote. they want to organize. now a coalition of activist workers, students, and clergy members have joined forces in the community to make sure that thousands of employees get a chance to be heard. now some of the workers say the supervisors hold anti-union meetings. the workers just want to hear from the pro union side so they can have a fair vote. that's all they want to do is vote. the naacp has been involved for months on this issue. 70% of the workers at the canton plant are african-american. representative bennie tom addressed the issue back in june. >> in america, being able to decide whether or not you want representation is a fundamental a political principle of human rights, civil rights and democracy. >> this same week those same civil rights organizers held another news conference, of all places, they're serious, they went all the way to detroit. the detroi
to a prominent historian and editor martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of "book tv" this weekend. on monday. washington journal continues. host: we're back with the house democrat -- with the top democrat on the house ways and means committee, sander levin. you said you're not confident that tax reform will happen in 2013. guest: because so much is happening. the way the republicans are threatening to use the debt ceiling delays everything and it puts the perspective in the wrong place. i think it is a serious mistake for them to even think about that. you were talking earlier about the articles this morning saying how dangerous it is to use the debt ceiling to essentially put the full faith and credit of this country in real jeopardy. so i very concerned about the consequences of doing that or even threatening to do it immediately and, also, it really shifts the focus, instead of it being on the debt ceiling, it should be elsewhere, including tax reform. host: tax reform does not happen in 2013. guest: it may not happen. host: what is the impact of that, what is th
of martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of book tv this weekend. monday, featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king, host: design o'clock a.m. your washington, d.c.. we have and are left to take your calls and continue our discussion -- an hour left to take your calls and continue our discussion. we want to talk about the mental health aspect the president has proposed when it comes to gun control, gun violence. the numbers are on the screen, /political affiliation. you can start dialing in now. we set up our fourth line this morning for mental health professionals. 202-585-3883. we want to hear your experience, your thoughts on this issue. a reminder you can also contact us via social media. we will put up that slate so you can see the different addresses available. the twitter, facebook, an e- mail. this is the president's proposal but he came out -- that he came out yesterday. that #the white house is using for tweets as well, now is the time. it is maybe 20 pages long. it is kind of an executive summary type thing. w
. during the civil rights movement he was kind of a hero of mine. much more so than martin luther king, because i was quite of a radical as a young person, and i was the one that thought we should shall overcome is not a effective way of gaining civil rights. i think i i thought that more confrontation was needed. >> host: what made you a radical? what does it mean? >> guest: i think a radical, -- i'm still a radical today. that is i believe that a radical is any person who believes in the official liberty and individual freedom and limited government. that makes you a radical. and i have always been a -- person who believe that people should not we are interfere with me. i should be able to do my own thing as long as i don't violate the rights other people. >> host: who is the difference of following malcom x. omar tin luther king? >> host: well, at that time i thought martin luther king was too much a compriseer. i was willing to demand people in my career in the army was a part of that vision of confronting racial discrimination. >> host: how tall are you? >> guest: six foot fight.
this yet because of, again, yesterday when you dropped it in, it was inauguration day, martin luther king's birthday. there are questions about constitutionality that people who are not constitutional experts are trying to grabble with. so would you be in favor of bringing this to the floor under an open rule tomorrow? >> as a fellow chairman, i'll defer to this chairman. i don't want to tell mr. chairman how to run his committee because a lot of times there are other issues that you just don't know about to take into consideration. >> does -- do you have an opinion on whether this should be an open or closed rule? >> i also will defer to your rules committee to debate afterward. that's why you have this committee. >> i'm not particularly surprised by your answer. but i think it's an important point to make. and the other thing is, you know, -- you know, i'm as frustrated with the united states senate as anybody on this committee. but i think it is a little bit disingenuous to say, lay the entire blame for where we are at the feet of the united states senate. over the last year when speak
of the future. as martin luther king jr. once said, injustice anywhere is a threat to just us everywhere. -- justice everywhere. for decades, pro-abortion activists have perpetrated lies about abortion particularly to women. my number 1 -- we have been told that abortion is merely a means of female liberation justice and empowerment. hitting mothers against the unborn is not liberating. it is a horrible injustice that, in the last 40 years, has resulted in 55 -- 55 million aborted babies whose mothers have gone on to live with severe physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual scars. women who have had abortions are 30% more likely to face emotional and mental problems. they are 40% more likely to have a premature birth. and three times more likely to experience drug and alcohol problems during their lifetime. such lies cannot continue. my number two, we have been told that abortion is about choice. in reality, abortion is a false choice. abortion leads to death of a child. robbing society of its future mothers and fathers, nurses, doctors, teachers. a choice to take what is not ours to t
a marble structure. >> and martin luther king, and mary anderson and that sort of thing, but it was strategic rather than principled in some really critical ways, and that is why it is the rebellious states and not the border states. >> yes, absolutely it was strategic, but one of the things that is important is from the very beginning as a senatorial candidate, as a presidential candidate, lincoln was in fact committed to the end of slavery as a principled matter and made it very clear that his personal aversion to the institution of slavery as a kind of abomination to the world, and to what democracy and liberty stood for was not his constitutional mandate or his political one. and the complications of strategy have to do with saving the union and preserving the union to the point of a military victo victory. so it gets really complicated, and in some ways it is understandable why there is so much misinformation. >> well, if you were one of the 1.2 million-plus human beings caught in the intergenerational chattel bondage, the motivations of lincoln are probably less im
the patriot act. that's like everything martin luther king did in public. >> breaking laws? law plauzbly, who knows. >> birmingham, the children's march, the march on washington, the march -- every anti-abortion protest? any time you're in the street you put people in danger and you're often breaking a law. so you know, again, we should all be up in arms about this stuff, and yet, you know. >> and frankly you don't have to have broken a law or be suspected of breaking a law to come within what the patriot act allows the government to do in terms of getting information about you. >> i want to ask you guys what this means for our conception of bipartisan ship. that's part of what the core is. always the story, we are had bipartisanship and we lost it and that's bad and that doesn't seem to me at all a complete picture of what this congress was. we'll talk about that after we take this break. [ male announcer ] edmunds.com says the all-new nissan altima is a better car than camry. to argue would be rude. nissan altima. with moving-object detection. lease now. just $199 per month. visit choosenis
this thy people, that is so great?" [applause] >> and observance of martin luther king holiday this monday, children gathered to read his "i dream -- i have a dream" speech. the children participating or fifth graders from the watkins elementary school in washington, d.c. >> will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. >> i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering in the heat of oppression and injustice will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. >> i have a dream that my children will live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of the skin but by the content of their character. >> i have a dream that one day down in alabama, one day right there in alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and sisters and brothers. >> i have a dream today. >> i have a dream that one day every -- >> the glory of the lord shall be revealed. this is our hope and the faith that we have. this is the hope and the faith to go back to the south with. >> we will be abl
at the 2013 inauguration with martin luther king's traveling bible used for his speeches and sermons as well as the lincoln bible from the library of congress. that has been around since the 1950s for the official swearing in. that is sunday the 20th. we are all looking forward to that. my understanding is that is new, on sunday. >> sunday is the official swearing, very private low key. but the big one, monday the january 21st on the steps of the u.s. capitol. >> for those of us in the news business, it's very exciting and thrilling because we get to do it twice. >> i'll be working sunday and monday. happy to do so. love these historic moments. >>> so what happens in afghanistan after all u.s. troops leave? just ahead, i'll speak with the former u.s. commander, stanley mcchrystal. he's here in the situation room. room." he's here in "the situation is . we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer
on the inauguration, president obama and martin luther king jr. >> representative mike thompson of california chairs a democratic task force that's examining gun violence. one of the group's public meetings was last week in santa rosa, california and congressman thompson was joined by mental health and education officials. this is a little less than three hours. >> i do have the pleasure of introducing congressman mike thompson. he was first elected to the united states congress in 1998. mike serves on the subcommittee on health and subcommittee on select revenue measures within the committee on ways and means as well as being the ranking member of the subcommittee on terrorism, human intelligence, analysis and counterintelligence and the subcommittee on oversight all within the permanent select committee on intelligence. congressman thompson is a combat veteran. he was a staff sergeant platoon leader in vietnam with the 173rd airborne of the united states army. he also was a purple heart recipient. mike has a reputation for problem solving, for reaching across the aisle. he's been a great asset for
also simultaneously have been the abortion president. dr. king, niece of the late dr. martin luther king, who had two abortions but is now solidly pro-life said in one of her speeches, and i quote her, my uncle matter-a dream. she said he dreamt that we would live out that which is self-evident, that all men are created equal. he called on america to turn from wrongs. today i call on all of us, dr. king says, regardless of nationality, race or religion to admit our wrongs and turn from them. i believe that the denial of the right to life is the greatest injustice we face in the world today. there is no compassion in killing, she sails. there is no justice in writing people out of the human race. history, mr. speaker, will not look favorably on today's abortion culture. we must indeed and instead work tirelessly to replace it with a culture of life. i would like to now yield to my good friend and colleague, macha blackburn, for such time as she may consume. -- marsha blackburn, for such time as she may consume. mrs. blackburn: thank you, mr. speaker, and i thank the gentleman from ne
heroes by dr. martin luther king and it is fitting and proper that this congress recognize the historic significance of their life. ironically, they were studying about the love and forgiveness of god at the time of their death. let us be mindful that despite this act of violence and the killing of a young 16-year-old black boy and 14-year-old black boy the same day, the civil rights leaders were committed to nonviolence and they kept true to that commitment. despite the violence done to them, they showed forgiveness against the people and our colleague, john lewis, and others helped us avoid by their commitment to nonviolence the calamities and replaying of grievances that destroyed the fabric of many other countries. to them we should be eternally grateful. in closing, let this legislation bring us together, and i commend your support for it and i ask for your co-sponsorship. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlelady from california seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro
it offensive. is he historical figure. we're not going to it acknowledge that dr. martin luther king existed because he was a preacher. and if you listen to his speeches, they weren't speeches. they were sermons. and they were filled with biblical references. is that now offensive as we rewrite history? somebody help me understand that. >> governor, real quick, who is on your show? >> we have general mcchrystal. star parker. we will talk about this ridiculous new television show, you know, my baby's mom mass or whatever it is there. john rich will be with us. we have got a great show lined up tonight. i know that's what you do on saturday nights. >> i actually am going to watch. >> it's what i do. i watch it. >> thanks, governor. >> you will love this next story here. up next, they were supposed to be enemies but they became best friends. the incredible true story of two world war ii vets. and how they went from fighting to friendship. >> then the best prank ever an invisible driver at the drive-thru. >> are you serious? hi, just a brownie? >> yes. boeing's problem dream liner jet will under
the newspaper and we would talk about martin luther king and that was right in the middle of that and of the civil rights movement i was just a junkie by the time i was 9-years-old i was handing out leaflets for robert kennedy and when i was 10i made a big decision and broke with the democratic party and went to work for john lindsay running for the mayor of new york but i wouldn't work for him at the headquarters, i want to the liberal party come on new york you could run on to. i was handed out leaflets on the street corner in new york, and some woman felt this was cute this ely handing out leaflets, and she asked me why they make the case for lindsey and got an early start of my political career and made the case against the opponent as well. we to get back to the liberal party headquarters and open it up and there were all these doughnuts and a lot of $10 bills and so in one of my early lessons in politics, the district leader grabbed the money and said you can keep the doughnuts. [applause] >> you also sold a bumper stickers. >> those of us that have lived through it
together for his public swearing-in, one used by martin luther king jr, add another one used by apprehend lincoln -- abraham lincoln. back to inauguration day, we will have coverage here on c- span beginning at 7:00 a.m. eastern which will include the swearing-ends of the president, vice president, inaugural luncheon, and the parade following the ceremony down pennsylvania avenue from the capital to the white house. viewers will join the conversation by phone, facebook, and twitter, and it begins monday, january 21, at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. at the white house they, obama had several meetings with the hamid karzai. the two will hold a joint news conference this afternoon, and we will have that live. the afghan president this its torch and university to talk about u.s.-afghanistan relations at a 5:30 eastern, and we will have that with you as well. yesterday, the inspector general in afghanistan spoke at this and can -- at the stimson center. he said much of the money goes to unplanned product with little attention to whether the work gets done right. he spoke for 50 minutes. >> than
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